phlebotomy

phlebotomy is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(flĕ-bot′ŏ-mē )

[phlebo- + -tomy]
The puncturing of a vein or the surgical opening of a vein to withdraw blood.
SYN: SEE: blood draw

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BLOOD DRAWING FROM THE ANTECUBITAL VEIN

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